8 Things You Didn’t Know About Ben Barnes

Ben Barnes is an English actor who was born on August 20, 1981, in London. Since 2006, he has worked in the entertainment industry, including stage shows, television appearances, and film parts. He is most recognized for his roles as Caspian X in ‘Prince Caspian’ and ‘The Voyage of the Dawn Treader.’

We’re sure you’re interested in learning more about this brilliant actor. So we’ve talked about some interesting unknown facts about him below.

Ben Barnes
Ben Barnes

8 Things You Didn’t Know About Ben Barnes

1. Had Famous Classmates

Barnes attended Wimbledon’s King’s College School. Tom Basden and Khalid Abdella were among his classmates while he was there.

2. Enjoyed Performing In Theatres From A Young Age

Ben Barnes has always enjoyed performing, and many of his early appearances were with the National Youth Music Theater. He appeared in six performances with this group between 1997 and 2003.

3. His Parents Encourage Him To Complete His Education

Although his parents have always supported his decision to pursue a career in the entertainment industry, they encouraged him to attend university so that he would have something to fall back on as acting can be an unreliable career.

4. Diverse Range Of Work

In the 2008 video game ‘The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian,’ he voiced Casper X. He also appeared in music videos for The Black Eyed Peas’ 2016 single ‘Where is the Love?’ and Mt. Wolf’s 2017 single ‘Soteria.’

Ben Barnes As Casper
Ben Barnes As Casper

5. Award Nominations For His Talent

Ben Barnes has been nominated for numerous accolades in appreciation of his acting abilities. He was nominated for a National Movie Award, a Teen Choice Award, and an MTV Movie Award for his portrayal in ‘The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian.’ In 2011, he was nominated for a National Movie Award for his performance in ‘The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader.’

6. Comes From An Academic Background

His parents are both academics, as his mother is a relationship therapist and his father is a psychiatry professor. Ben Barnes earned a BA Honors degree in theatre and English literature from Kingston University in 2004. [1]

7. Have A Copy Of Rhindon

He appears to have a copy of Rhindon, the sword given to Caspian by Peter in Prince Caspian, which he keeps next to his bed “in case of intruders.” [2]

8. Finalist To Play Edward Cullen In Twilight

He was one of four finalists in the Twilight film franchise for the part of Edward Cullen. However, for various reasons, Robert Pattinson was cast in the role. [3]

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